L M Invitation to Computer Sc

Author: Kenneth Alfred Lambert,Thomas Whaley

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534390990

Category: Computers

Page: 231

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This lab manual with lab simulation software makes fundamental concepts, such as digital logic, machine organization, algorithm analysis, and problem solving, easy to learn by allowing students to explore them in a highly visual, interactive setting.

Invitation to Computer Science

Author: G.Michael Schneider,Judith Gersting

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337561916

Category: Computers

Page: 50

View: 7918

Discover a contemporary overview of today's computer science with Schneider/Gersting's best-selling INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, 8E. This flexible, non-language-specific approach provides a solid foundation in computer science using an algorithm-centered approach that's ideal for the reader's first introduction to the field. Measurable learning objectives and an easy-to-follow hierarchy guide readers through algorithms, hardware, virtual machines, software development, applications of computing, and social issues. Readers connect the dots as the book emphasizes real-life context throughout each chapter. Updates introduce the latest developments concerning privacy, drones, cloud computing, and net neutrality. Visual and hands-on activities let readers experience the fundamentals of today's computer science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Invitation to Computer Science

Author: Kenneth Lambert,Thomas Whaley

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9780324788631

Category: Computers

Page: 200

View: 9514

The Lab Manual for INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, 5th Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included.

Python Programming

An Introduction to Computer Science

Author: John M. Zelle

Publisher: Franklin, Beedle & Associates, Inc.

ISBN: 1887902996

Category: Computers

Page: 517

View: 2730

This book is suitable for use in a university-level first course in computing (CS1), as well as the increasingly popular course known as CS0. It is difficult for many students to master basic concepts in computer science and programming. A large portion of the confusion can be blamed on the complexity of the tools and materials that are traditionally used to teach CS1 and CS2. This textbook was written with a single overarching goal: to present the core concepts of computer science as simply as possible without being simplistic.

Computer Science Illuminated

Author: Director Surgical Pathology and Associate Professor School of Medicine and Public Health University of Wisconsin-Madison Agnes G Loeffler,Professor Emeritus Department of Pathology University of Wisconsin-Madison Michael N Hart,University of Texas Austin Nell Dale,John Lewis

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284055922


Page: 760

View: 3605

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of the best-selling text Computer Science Illuminated retains the accessibility and in-depth coverage of previous editions, while incorporating all-new material on cutting-edge issues in computer science. Authored by the award-winning Nell Dale and John Lewis, Computer Science Illuminated s unique and innovative layered approach moves through the levels of computing from an organized, language-neutral perspective. Designed for the introductory computing and computer science course, this student-friendly Sixth Edition provides students with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a complete introduction to computing. Key Features of the Sixth Edition include: Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more Completely revised sections on HTML and CSS Updates regarding Top Level Domains, Social Networks, and Google Analytics All-new section on Internet management, including ICANN control and net neutrality New design, including fully revised figures and tables New and updated Did You Know callouts are included in the chapter margins New and revised Ethical Issues and Biographies throughout emphasize the history and breadth of computing Available in our customizable PUBLISH platform A collection of programming language chapters are available as low-cost bundling options. Available chapters include: Java, C++, Python, Alice, SQL, VB.NET, RUBY, Perl, Pascal, and JavaScript. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at"

Discovering Computer Science

Interdisciplinary Problems, Principles, and Python Programming

Author: Jessen Havill

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 149878674X

Category: Computers

Page: 750

View: 8261

Discovering Computer Science: Interdisciplinary Problems, Principles, and Python Programming introduces computational problem solving as a vehicle of discovery in a wide variety of disciplines. With a principles-oriented introduction to computational thinking, the text provides a broader and deeper introduction to computer science than typical introductory programming books. Organized around interdisciplinary problem domains, rather than programming language features, each chapter guides students through increasingly sophisticated algorithmic and programming techniques. The author uses a spiral approach to introduce Python language features in increasingly complex contexts as the book progresses. The text places programming in the context of fundamental computer science principles, such as abstraction, efficiency, and algorithmic techniques, and offers overviews of fundamental topics that are traditionally put off until later courses. The book includes thirty well-developed independent projects that encourage students to explore questions across disciplinary boundaries. Each is motivated by a problem that students can investigate by developing algorithms and implementing them as Python programs. The book's accompanying website — — includes sample code and data files, pointers for further exploration, errata, and links to Python language references. Containing over 600 homework exercises and over 300 integrated reflection questions, this textbook is appropriate for a first computer science course for computer science majors, an introductory scientific computing course or, at a slower pace, any introductory computer science course.
Computer science

Introduction to Computer Science, 2/e

Author: N.A

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131760307

Category: Computer science

Page: 510

View: 6087

Discusses most ideas behind a computer in a simple and straightforward manner. The book is also useful to computer enthusiasts who wish to gain fundamental knowledge of computers.

Categories and Computer Science

Author: R. F. C. Walters

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521422260

Category: Computers

Page: 166

View: 8597

Category Theory has, in recent years, become increasingly important and popular in computer science, and many universities now introduce Category Theory as part of the curriculum for undergraduate computer science students. Here, the theory is developed in a straightforward way, and is enriched with many examples from computer science.

Explorations in Computing

An Introduction to Computer Science and Python Programming

Author: John S. Conery

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466572450

Category: Computers

Page: 439

View: 6307

An Active Learning Approach to Teaching the Main Ideas in Computing Explorations in Computing: An Introduction to Computer Science and Python Programming teaches computer science students how to use programming skills to explore fundamental concepts and computational approaches to solving problems. Tbook gives beginning students an introduction to computer science concepts and computer programming. Designed for CS0 and CS1 courses, it is very well suited for alternative lecture styles, including flipped classrooms. Prepares Students for Advanced Work in Computer Science A revised and updated version of the author’s Explorations in Computing: An Introduction to Computer Science, this text incorporates two major differences. It now uses Python, instead of Ruby, as the lab software so that students can seamlessly transition from introductory projects to more advanced studies in later courses. The book also introduces Python programming, providing students with sufficient programming skills so they can implement their own programs. Practical, Step-by-Step Projects The interactive lab projects in each chapter allow students to examine important ideas in computer science, particularly how algorithms offer computational solutions to problems. Students can type expressions, view results, and run experiments that help them understand the concepts in a hands-on way. Web Resources The Python software modules for each lab project are available on the author’s website. The modules include data files and sample Python code that students can copy and modify. In addition, the site provides a lab manual of installation instructions and tips for editing programs and running commands in a terminal emulator.

Introduction to computing and algorithms

Author: Russell L. Shackelford

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780201636130

Category: Computers

Page: 434

View: 810


Practical Programming

An Introduction to Computer Science Using Python 3.6

Author: Paul Gries,Jennifer Campbell,Jason Montojo

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf

ISBN: 1680504126

Category: Computers

Page: 412

View: 3298

Classroom-tested by tens of thousands of students, this new edition of the bestselling intro to programming book is for anyone who wants to understand computer science. Learn about design, algorithms, testing, and debugging. Discover the fundamentals of programming with Python 3.6--a language that's used in millions of devices. Write programs to solve real-world problems, and come away with everything you need to produce quality code. This edition has been updated to use the new language features in Python 3.6.

Invitation to Computer Science, Loose-Leaf Version

Author: G. Michael Schneider,Judith Gersting

Publisher: Course Technology

ISBN: 9781337685931

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 3440

Gain a contemporary overview of today's computer science with the best-selling INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, 8E. This flexible, non-language-specific book uses an algorithm-centered approach that's ideal for your first introduction to computer science. Measurable learning objectives and a clear hierarchy help introduce algorithms, hardware, virtual machines, software development, applications, and social issues. Exercises, practice problems, and feature boxes emphasize real-life context as well as the latest material on privacy, drones, cloud computing, and net neutrality. Optional online language modules for C++, Java, Python, C#, and Ada let you learn a programming language. MindTap� is available with online study tools, a digital Lab Manual and lab software with 20 laboratory projects. Hands-on activities enable you to truly experience the fundamentals of today's computer science.

Foundations of Computer Science

Author: Behrouz A. Forouzan,Firouz Mosharraf

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844807000

Category: Computers

Page: 624

View: 1961

Based on the ACM model curriculum guidelines, this text covers the fundamentals of computer science required for first year students embarking on a computing degree. Data representation of text, audio, images, and numbers; computer hardware and software, including operating systems and programming languages; data organization topics such as SQL database models - they're all [included]. Progressing from the bits and bytes level to the higher levels of abstraction, this birds-eye view provides the foundation to help you succeed as you continue your studies in programming and other areas in the computer field.-Back cover.

Introduction to Programming in Java

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Robert Sedgewick,Kevin Wayne

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134511603

Category: Computers

Page: 784

View: 4419

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Programming skills are indispensable in today’s world, not just for computer science students, but also for anyone in any scientific or technical discipline. Introduction to Programming in Java, Second Edition, by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne is an accessible, interdisciplinary treatment that emphasizes important and engaging applications, not toy problems. The authors supply the tools needed for students and professionals to learn that programming is a natural, satisfying, and creative experience, and to become conversant with one of the world’s most widely used languages. This example-driven guide focuses on Java’s most useful features and brings programming to life for every student in the sciences, engineering, and computer science. Coverage includes Basic elements of programming: variables, assignment statements, built-in data types, conditionals, loops, arrays, and I/O, including graphics and sound Functions, modules, and libraries: organizing programs into components that can be independently debugged, maintained, and reused Algorithms and data structures: sort/search algorithms, stacks, queues, and symbol tables Applications from applied math, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science Drawing on their extensive classroom experience, throughout the text the authors provide Q&As, exercises, and opportunities for creative engagement with the material. Together with the companion materials described below, this book empowers people to pursue a modern approach to teaching and learning programming. Companion web site ( contains Chapter summaries Supplementary exercises, some with solutions Detailed instructions for installing a Java programming environment Program code and test data suitable for easy download Detailed creative exercises, projects, and other supplementary materials Companion studio-produced online videos ( are available for purchase and provide students and professionals with the opportunity to engage with the material at their own pace and give instructors the opportunity to spend their time with students helping them to succeed on assignments and exams. Register your product at for convenient access to downloads, updates, and corrections as they become available.

Concrete Abstractions

An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme

Author: Max Hailperin,Barbara Kaiser,Karl Knight

Publisher: Max Hailperin

ISBN: 0534952119

Category: Computers

Page: 670

View: 796

CONCRETE ABSTRACTIONS offers students a hands-on, abstraction-based experience of thinking like a computer scientist. This text covers the basics of programming and data structures, and gives first-time computer science students the opportunity to not only write programs, but to prove theorems and analyze algorithms as well. Students learn a variety of programming styles, including functional programming, assembly-language programming, and object-oriented programming (OOP). While most of the book uses the Scheme programming language, Java is introduced at the end as a second example of an OOP system and to demonstrate concepts of concurrent programming.

Computer Science

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Robert Sedgewick,Kevin Wayne

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134076451

Category: Computers

Page: 1168

View: 1206

Named a Notable Book in the 21st Annual Best of Computing list by the ACM! Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne’s Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach is the ideal modern introduction to computer science with Java programming for both students and professionals. Taking a broad, applications-based approach, Sedgewick and Wayne teach through important examples from science, mathematics, engineering, finance, and commercial computing. The book demystifies computation, explains its intellectual underpinnings, and covers the essential elements of programming and computational problem solving in today’s environments. The authors begin by introducing basic programming elements such as variables, conditionals, loops, arrays, and I/O. Next, they turn to functions, introducing key modular programming concepts, including components and reuse. They present a modern introduction to object-oriented programming, covering current programming paradigms and approaches to data abstraction. Building on this foundation, Sedgewick and Wayne widen their focus to the broader discipline of computer science. They introduce classical sorting and searching algorithms, fundamental data structures and their application, and scientific techniques for assessing an implementation’s performance. Using abstract models, readers learn to answer basic questions about computation, gaining insight for practical application. Finally, the authors show how machine architecture links the theory of computing to real computers, and to the field’s history and evolution. For each concept, the authors present all the information readers need to build confidence, together with examples that solve intriguing problems. Each chapter contains question-and-answer sections, self-study drills, and challenging problems that demand creative solutions. Companion web site ( contains Extensive supplementary information, including suggested approaches to programming assignments, checklists, and FAQs Graphics and sound libraries Links to program code and test data Solutions to selected exercises Chapter summaries Detailed instructions for installing a Java programming environment Detailed problem sets and projects Companion 20-part series of video lectures is available at

Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

With Application to Understanding Data

Author: John V. Guttag

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262529629

Category: Computers

Page: 472

View: 5244

The new edition of an introductory text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization.

The CS Detective

An Algorithmic Tale of Crime, Conspiracy, and Computation

Author: Jeremy Kubica

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593277490

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 3724


Introduction to Computer Science Using Python

A Computational Problem-Solving Focus

Author: Charles Dierbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470555156

Category: Computers

Page: 580

View: 6663

Introduction to Computer Science Using Python: A Computational Problem–Solving Focus introduces readers to programming and computational problem–solving via a back–to–basics, step–by–step, objects–late approach that makes this book easy to teach and learn from. Readers are provided with a thorough conceptual grounding in computational problem solving before introducing them to specific Python syntax, thus giving them the background to become successful programmers in any language. Dierbach also offers readers a thorough grounding in imperative programming before introducing them to object–oriented programming. His step–by–step pedagogical approach makes this an accessible and reader–friendly introduction to programming that eases readers into program–writing through a variety of hands–on exercises.